Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Fourth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Learning outcomes in the field of human resource management in business administration studies in the context of implementation of European Qualifications Framework (EQF) - examples from University of Valencia, Spain, and University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Ivona Vrdoljak Raguž, Jose Rodolfo Hernandez-Carrión

Last modified: 11-05-2018

Abstract


The study carried out in this paper involves the analysis of the content of the competencies in the field of human resource management in order to adquire the key competences of the students that will be alligned with the needs of the labor market according to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). The method of comparative analysis and case study methodology is used in the paper. This research compares teaching courses that include the acquisition of competences in the field of human resource management in business administration studies, one of the key areas of contemporary management, with examples from the Departament of Economics and Business Economics of the University of Dubrovnik (Croatia) and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Valencia (Spain). The study may be a contribution to better alignement and compatibility between study programs of economics and management in the countries and beyond. In order to get answers to the research questions, the paper analyzes the learning outcomes of the two observed universities.


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